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The Future of Energy Contracts in Ontario

The Future of Energy Contracts in Ontario

To ensure long-term contracts and their benefits for all parties involved are utilized moving forward, The Future of Energy Contracts in Ontario provides six recommendations aimed at creating a competitive procurement process that works for all parties and addresses concerns about future affordability and reliability. This paper… Continue Reading The Future of Energy Contracts in Ontario

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BC Voters Elect Wide New Democrat Majority

BC Voters Elect Wide New Democrat Majority

British Columbians went to the polls yesterday in Canada’s second COVID-era election. After a contentious start to the election with those in opposition questing the need, voters gave Premier John Horgan the majority government he was seeking. Having garnered the public support of the previous Green Party… Continue Reading BC Voters Elect Wide New Democrat Majority

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The Ontario Government Should Let Workers Work and End the ICI Program

The Ontario Government Should Let Workers Work and End the ICI Program

The Ontario economy is starting to show signs of life as the province slowly reopens. The worst of this wave of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have passed, and hopefully we are better prepared to manage any future spikes. Servers can return to restaurants, real estate agents… Continue Reading The Ontario Government Should Let Workers Work and End the ICI Program

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The Thoughtful Appointment of Jamil Jivani Breaks the Conservative Mold

The Thoughtful Appointment of Jamil Jivani Breaks the Conservative Mold

I used to work with a colleague in government who, whenever the opportunity presented itself, would quip “you know, this is exactly what Liberals think we do.” He was referring to the fact that every political party has negative connotations associated with it. Common refrains are that… Continue Reading The Thoughtful Appointment of Jamil Jivani Breaks the Conservative Mold

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How Governors and Premiers Can Work Together to Reopen the Economy

How Governors and Premiers Can Work Together to Reopen the Economy

In Canada, pundits sometimes use a clever observation to denote the difference in cultures between Americans and Canadians: the expiration notice on Canadian produced food says, ‘best before’ while American made food says, ‘consume by.’ The difference is supposed to illustrate a separation in positive versus negative… Continue Reading How Governors and Premiers Can Work Together to Reopen the Economy

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Ontario’s Newest Tax Credits Need to be Re-evaluated Amid COVID-19

Ontario's Newest Tax Credits Need to be Re-evaluated Amid COVID-19

By Mitchell Davidson It seems the whole of the Ontario populace is fixated on the question of when things can return to normal. Many, including the premier, have rightly observed that Ontarians will have to adjust to a new normal as the reopening of the economy promises… Continue Reading Ontario’s Newest Tax Credits Need to be Re-evaluated Amid COVID-19

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